Thursday, July 9, 2015

Ugandan nun gives brief update on rural hospital

Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko cares for poor, orphans
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, greets Sister Mary Margaret Ajiko of the Mary Immaculate order and Brigitta Perera, a Holy Cross parishioner. The sister hopes her mission appeal will raise funds to help children become "productive citizens." Special to The B.C. Catholic.
In a 2012 visit to Vancouver, a Ugandan nun said she used a "hand-held auger to drill into the patient's head" for a hematoma. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pray for the family synod, Pope asks
Pope Francis waves during a meeting with clergy, religious men and women, and seminarians at the El Quinche National Marian Shrine in Quito, Ecuador, July 8. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
"The Church will celebrate the Ordinary Synod devoted to the family, deepen her spiritual discernment, and consider concrete solutions to the many difficult and significant challenges facing families in our time," Pope Francis said July 6. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Media man developing anti-porn program
Dennis and Angelina Girard pose with Cardinal Raymond Burke during his June 3 visit to Ottawa. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Dennis Girard, who produced the Divine Mercy Rosary DVD released in 2014 with his wife Angelina, is developing a program to use the Rosary to help fight pornography addiction. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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